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8bitpeoples

The 8bitpeoples first came together in 1999 as a collective of artists sharing a common love for classic videogames and an approach to music which reflected this obsession. Our primary interests were to provide quality music for free and most importantly to have fun. In the years since, we have grown in rank and expanded our goals. See our website for more information.

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8bitpeoples
by The 8bitpeoples
116,517
8
8
This very special holiday release from 8bitpeoples features an allstar cross-platform lineup that is sure to make yours a truly chippy christmas indeed. Brought together from all corners of the globe, these 8 amazing tunes were composed by 8 dedicated chiptune maniacs on 8 different videogame consoles and homecomputers! Featuring the sounds of Yerzmyey on the Spectrum, Nullsleep on the NES, Vim on the VIC20, Paul Slocum on the Atari 2600, Bit Shifter on the GameBoy, Goto80 on the C64, Dma-Sc on...
( 8 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, Chipstyle
8bitpeoples
by The 8bitpeoples
37,041
1
0
It started as a joke but in the end it just seemed too ridiculously appropriate, and here it is. Six very different takes on the classic theme ranging from Mesu Kasumai's detroit electro throwdown, Sabastian Boaz's maniacal casio n' bass frenzy and Twilight Electric's honest and innocent synthpop mix, to Nullsleep's pure nintendo love, Ten and Tracer's hauntingly melancholic surprise and Yuppster's pumping SID attack, it is undoubtedly an essential collection.
8bitpeoples
by I, Cactus
33,731
23
26
The deliciously delayed debut release from I, Cactus brings you a short collection of sweet tunes filled with heartbreakingly innocent melodies. As you stroll along with the sun at your back, one cute cactus after another bouncing happily behind you, with this carefree blend of chippy harmonies and clicky crunchy beats you'll never look at a cactus the same way again. Featuring such treasures as "Bamboo Cactus" an unforgettable remix of Nullsleep's "Playful Panda" - this...
( 26 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, IDM, Bleep
8bitpeoples
by Rugar
33,536
1
3
With influences such as classic game soundtracks and Tin Pan Alley evergreens, mixed with the sounds of 20th century atonality and Salvation Army hymns, I have created a collage of musical scenes depicting adolescence in the dawn of the third millennium. The songs are entirely made with the MCK system, which should vouch for a genuine twenty-minute NES experience.
( 3 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, Chipstyle
8bitpeoples
by Nullsleep
30,487
0
1
This album marked a definite change in approach for me. Hello World is decidedly simpler and more playful than my previous works. Full of bleeps and bloops, its charm lays within its childish flaws.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, Bleep
8bitpeoples
by Mesu Kasumai
20,871
1
5
Mesu Kasumai, the self-proclaimed king of electrochip wobblefunk, brings you My Fiero, his jaw-dropping debut release on 8bitpeoples. Some of the best electro remixes of classic 80s pop songs on the planet, this album is sure to amaze you ... whether you are amazed at the fresh stylings Mesu Kasumai gives these old tunes or the fact that someone could still be so obsessed with a decade that brought us such wonders as the Rubik's Cube and Max Headroom is another question. So get ready to be...
( 5 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, Electro, Bleep
8bitpeoples
by Trash80
18,349
3
8
The debut release from Trash80 is a chip-wave dance thriller filled with party-rocking beats and gameboy bleeps. Featuring vocal mayhem by Jemgirl, these tunes will have you jumping up and down, pumping your fist and wishing for the future to get here quicker ... or is it, for the past to come back forever? You know this feeling, its the feeling you got when you looked at those chips and bits when you were just a kid and thought you were living in the future. Well this is what yesterdays future...
( 8 reviews )
Topics: Dance, Electronic, Synthpop, Bleep
8bitpeoples
by Nullsleep
17,663
1
3
A monstrous gameboy megamix paying tribute to the bad boys of Depeche Mode, spanning over 14 minutes of nonstop chiplove, and using every last pattern of lsdj from 00 thru FE! Equally suited for use when dancing in front of the mirror alone in your bedroom or rocking the crowd to the ground at your next mega dance party! Tracks 1 thru 4 are offered in a single mp3 to ensure a seamless mix. Bonus track 5 takes the sweetest cuts of the megamix and offers them up in a powerpacked mini serving!
( 3 reviews )
8bitpeoples
by Nullsleep
14,798
3
1
A roughly chronological collection ranging from some of my earliest gameboy tunes to the ones written in 2002. While the first half presents an innocent fun approach (aside from the harder edge of Harm Parm), the concluding three tracks show a maturation in both style and technique. A must have for high school makeout parties.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Electronic, Chipstyle
8bitpeoples
by Psilodump
13,315
5
4
Now, some things are better left unspoken. But that is beside the point. Yet, the point is not the issue here. The issue is omitted and the reason forgotten. Memories may become corrupted but beauty remains. Still, that is no excuse for acting blind ... or maybe it is ... what you have lost might not just be your memory.
( 4 reviews )
Topic: Bleep
8bitpeoples
by Mesu Kasumai
13,157
0
1
Get ready for another round of fresh and funky electrochip madness with Mesu Kasumai. This follow-up to his party-rocking debut remains true to the style he set there, only this time treating us to completely original material. Mesu synthesizes powerups from pure waveforms before sending them flying on vectors straight into your ears like blazing starfighters from the 8bitpeoples galactic empire. In the final tune you will be subjected to an amusingly gruesome end, but you can be sure that we...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Electro, Bleep, Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Twilight Electric
10,821
2
4
Twilight Electric takes you on a series of wild adventures that you will not soon forget! Play the role of the dashing hero as you fly thru the galaxy on neon lazers battling the evil forces in "Hidden Dangers"! Then take command of a giant clanking robot as you lumber thru Tokyo in search of that elusive pack of ginseng "Chewing Gum"! Next enjoy a snowball fight carried out from the rooftops of skyscrapers in "Thin Skin" and finally battle The Count's sadistic...
( 4 reviews )
Topics: Synthpop, Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Yuppster
10,280
1
0
Bring it back to '99 with this early 8BP release. I still enjoy some of these cuts. Most are pretty melodic, but a bit more tweaked out than my later stuff. It's mostly made with my now sold MC303 - some are recorded live, others touched up with the computer.
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Tangible
10,266
0
0
A mix of stunted drum clippings, and smaller chopped melodies and effects. This album is more cynical in nature than the first two tangible albums, sometimes triggering sad or confused emotions.
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Minusbaby
9,179
1
2
My earliest memory of a monkey is the scene in "Kingukongu tai Gojira" where King Kong opens a giant snake's mouth so far beyond it's natural extention point that it eventually looks like a mushroom with a long, wiggly, scaled stem. Sure, King Kong is an ape but to a 4 year old, it was a very big monkey with an attitude problem. It was also pretty bad-ass. So, in return for playfully horrific imagery, I managed to write an album dedicated to all things apish and monkeyed. Don't accept...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Chipstyle, Bleep, Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Yuppster
8,272
0
0
This was made over Christmas break 2000. I was at my parents house on vacation and stayed up late making the tracks with Buzz Tracker, which I had just downloaded. I used the same samples and effects for all of them. The EP is full of crunchy beats and melodic sustained synth sounds. Everything is a bit peaked out. As for the concept, each song represents a color on Simon. The color, hopefully, corresponds to the sound in some way.
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Sabastian Boaz
7,476
0
1
Part one of this two part series shows me flex my muscles as a lo-fi, sex god, rock star. Unlike all of my earlier multitracked work, this was mostly sequenced with a pc and a commodore128. Sounds ripped from a talking wrist watch, my house doorbell, a mac lc and many toy keyboards such as the casio vl-tone in "one vanquished leopard."
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Paza
7,150
2
1
Take one Atari ST, one microphone, a toy keyboard with animal sounds, throw in a few UFOs along with some ninjas and colliding asteroids and you have 'Ninjani Diskus' Paza's debut release on 8bitpeoples. So pump up the volume and let Paza take you on a nonstop YM2149 thrillride through all of the levels and right to the highscore with his powerful and addictive blipps. This release contains the strength of 10 ninjas wailing on guitars.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Bleep
8bitpeoples
6,930
2
0
Twilight Electric's "Meanings" touches on three important aspects of life. The Self Portrait, gaining an understanding of yourself in the most raw and honest form. True Fidelity, being dedicated to one sincere cause and sticking with it, through thick and thin. And Stepping Back, taking a moment to stop and look at all that you have achieved and endured. "Meanings" is presented through a triad of instrumental movements and based around the casio vl-1. In memory of Twilight...
8bitpeoples
by Yuppster
6,600
0
2
Here's a diverse collection of tracks with influences from video games to indie rock to ehh really distorted stuff. "Mirror eyed..." and "i'm gonna football tackle you" feature good melodies and the "pecan medley" is a big mix of tracks that were abandoned for various reasons. Enjoy!
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
6,561
0
2
Part two of this series shows my love and heart break of 2002. Being the sister to the first EP. Its sound is rather similar, except with a cleaner electronic sound. Created with the sounds of a melo-sonic and yet even more toy keyboards. Sexual references remain the focal point.
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Tangible
6,346
0
1
A hodge podge of electronic music including small reverb caked melodic pieces, raw single waveform driven electro and fx layered samples placed onto a palette with a couple of vocal based pieces sure to make you lol.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Sabastian Boaz
4,559
1
0
This album is a tribute to my love of the vagina. I became very interested in circuit bending and the relationship between sex and music played with "body contacts." The result is a chaotic machine-like sound, with a bit of beauty seeping out.
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Ten and Tracer
4,319
0
4
Warm and soft melodies and rhythms. Created summer 2001, shortly after keylemon reports. Gentle analog synths and open atmospheres. Think of dawn on a warm summer morning. All four tracks are mixes of the original 'vic' (unreleased).
( 4 reviews )
Topics: Ambient, Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Nullsleep
2,333
0
2
Bittersweet feelings are evoked by the unexpected mixture of sampled videogames and bleeps and clicks generated from chopped and processed urban field recordings. In a sense this was my requiem for the arcades, slowly dying out with the advent of "better" home videogame consoles. Nursery music for Street Fighter player's children's children.
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Electronic
8bitpeoples
by Commie64
2,264
0
0
Out of anger, sadness, regret and loneliness came Slap the pigeon; a mosaic of the rough times in my own life. You will get a feel for the intense emotions, but also become aware of their subtleties in a way.
Topics: Electronic, Bleep
8bitpeoples
2,200
0
0
Audiocraft is a trip though Sabastian's interpretation of the 1980s, from the synth rock of Heart Error to the creepy electro of Little Rubber Buttons. A departure from his earlier work, this cd packs a punch of flamboyant catchy synths, heavy electro bass lines and slamming drums. If you want to dance or maybe throw yourself around singing like you're Steve Perry this CD is for you.
Topics: Bleep, Electro
8bitpeoples
by Commie64
1,187
0
0
A true awakening from the previous Slap The Pigeon EP anguish, Boolean Values gives both sides to each story. It begins with a short prelude to set the mood: start. Emotions 2D max.
Topic: Electronic